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Hanauma Bay in Honolulu, Hawaii

 
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Sandro's pictureby Sandro Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 9th of September, 2010
Hanauma Bay is wonderful for the lovers of snorkeling, but not only. It is like being in an aquarium. I couldn't believe how close I was to those wonderful sea creatures, they are so beautiful and with all the colors you can imagine.

Of course, as the bay is protected and there are so many people in the waters, the fish became accustomed to man's presence, so they are not afraid to come close. They are wonderful and some very big, I have only seen such fish in aquariums, and those were very small.

Before you enter the sea, you'll have to watch a film about how to be be responsible and protect the bay and the creatures. Go early, because the number of people admitted in a day is limited and parking places also fill up very quickly. And last, but not least, also bring an underwater camera if possible, you won't regret it.

Price:
Ticket: $7.50
Parking: $1

Opening Hours:
Hours vary according to the season. You can check the wabsite for the time you want to go.

On the web:
http://www.honolulu.gov/parks/facility/hanaumabay/welcome.html

 
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